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Wisconsin Gov. Walker To Headline GOP Convention In Anaheim

The California Republican Party says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline its fall convention in Anaheim.

07/23/2015

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Macy’s To Trump: You’re Fired

The Macy’s department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico’s governor and New York City’s mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.

07/02/2015

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Distracted GOP Lawmaker Accidentally OKs California Budget

A Republican lawmaker accidentally cast his party’s first vote for the California budget in years because he was distracted by Facebook.

06/15/2015

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Warren Lashes GOP 2016 Field, Warns Of ‘American Nightmare’

The Massachusetts senator and favorite of the party’s left wing criticized Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for proposing a double-digit cut in state aid for higher education, while ridiculing Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s economic ideas.

05/16/2015

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Claremont McKenna College Professor Jack Pitney Weighs In On GOP Presidential Candidates

Claremont McKenna College Professor Jack Pitney believes the chances of the party’s newest candidates winning the nomination are slim.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2015

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Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

05/04/2015

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Marco Rubio On 2016 Campaign Swing Through California

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is turning to a state known as a perennial source of campaign dollars.

04/28/2015

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-MN), escorted by California Republican Party chairman Tom Del Beccaro, arrives to deliver a speech to the California Republican Party Convention banquet September 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The three-day California Republican Party 2011 Fall Convention and the straw poll started today in downtown Los Angeles.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Former GOP Chairman Enters US Senate Race In California

Tom Del Beccaro, a former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced Sunday that he’s undertaking a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California’s next U.S. senator.

04/26/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Visits California On Jobs-Seeking Trip

Florida Gov. Rick Scott was looking for jobs in Los Angeles on Monday.

04/13/2015

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Comes To Riverside Looking Towards 2016 Race

“It may come as a surprise to a few of you here that I’ve been thinking a little bit about running,” Perry said to laughter.

02/21/2015

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez wants to apologize for an anti-Islam tweet she made Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

California Assemblywoman In Hot Water For Anti-Islam Tweet

“Anyone who knows me knows I would never condemn someone based on their religion,” says Melissa Melendez.

02/12/2015

KCAL9's Political Reporter Dave Bryan hosted a debate Thursday between the men vying for the 33rd Congressional seat. (credit: CBS)

KCAL9 Hosts Debate Between Candidates Vying For Hotly Contested 33rd Congressional District

The district runs from Malibu to Palos Verdes to Hollywood.

10/23/2014

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Kashkari Aims To Unify GOP After Weekend Divisions

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari made the most of a low-profile Sunday morning speaking slot at the party’s state convention, delivering a spirited defense of a party he said cares most about poor people and minorities but has failed to convey its message.

09/21/2014

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GOP Rep. McCarthy Elected House Majority Leader

House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last week. They’ve elected California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to replace him in the No. 2 job.

06/19/2014

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Kashkari Adds $500,000 To Governor’s Race Campaign

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is giving his campaign for governor another $500,000, bringing his personal contributions to $1 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

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